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look outside at the washington monument to get things started on this week. >> just makes things disappear. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. i don't know how to follow that except to change the subject and talk about schools. some school closings in garrett county, maryland. northern high school, northern middle school, hickory environmental education center and grantsville elementary are closed due to water problems. all other schools in garrett county are open on time today. >> let's check in with tucker now to get the latest on our weather. >> good morning. cold start to our day. got some cloud cover moving through. that is holing temperatures up a little bit. we are in the mid-30s. -- that is holding temperatures up a little bit. a cool afternoon. >> okay. cool, not cold. >> yeah, right there. >> windy? >> breezy. >> he's correcting everything you say. >> i'm glad you asked. it is 43 degrees at reagan national. 40 at dulles. 41 at bwi marshall. as you showed you a few minutes ago, much of the area in the 30s at this hour. we've
for the day. there's your coastal developing east of washington. the heavy rain up into portions of new jersey and new york. right where they don't want it. we're on the western edge of this one. the winds are going to pick up out of the north. and we've got a chance for a little rain mixing with or changing to snow later this afternoon and tonight. current temperature regan national, it's cold. 39 at regan national. 37 dulles. you are looking at the high temperatures today with the wind and the clouds. we're just not going to warmup a whole lot. any rain that starts could transition over to a brief period of snow later this afternoon. no advisories here in washington. up towards baltimore, a winter weather advisory there. we could see maybe an inch, maybe two inches of snow as you get up into northern delaware there. again, the worst of this will be north and east. high temperature, 42. we did that at midnight. cloudy and cold. not expecting any accumulations around here. some parts of the area could get covering here. that's a quick look at the weather. tony, allison, back to you up stairs.
front south and east of washington pushing across the bay out towards easton and the important feature is that the rain is generally right behind the front. temperatures have fallen into the 40s. it feels rather cool and raw out there this morning. we'll be dealing with the rain showers for the next several hours. it is light rain for the most part across the region. we have light rain anorthwest washington across much of the beltway here and out to the west is where the most moderate rain bands are. -- we have light rain in northwest washington. temperatures a good 25 degrees cooler than yesterday this afternoon. more details coming up in a minute. back to you. >>> our top story, former d.c. council chair kwame brown will be sentenced later on today. he resigned from the council and needed guilty to bank fraud charges back in june. if federal prosecutors get their way, brown could face six days in jail and three years of supervised release. >>> a group of d.c. schools targeted for closure or consolidation is set to be released yesterday.
elsewhere. report of another crash southbound on the baltimore- washington parkway approaching 410. volume increasing as you work northbound continuing out towards 395. no accidents to report continuing out to the american legion bridge. on the bridge, that is where they're checking for accident activity. keep your eyes peeled for that as you continue on the inner loop working your way from tyson's and continuing up towards the american legion bridge and out towards 270. check for the the crash here. we have reports of delays on the metro blue orange line. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >> it has been a tight race for weeks and one day before the presidential election, numbers are still showing strong support for both candidates. a new "washington post" abc news poll shows president obama with 49% to republican nominee mitt romney's 48%. now, other polls reveal similar signs that this election day will be one to watch from start to finish. >> and was as we all know, it will be another hectic day for both presidential candidates. >> president obama and republican nom
to the numbers and i'll start with the cold temperatures not just here in washington but up and down the eastern seaboard. check out new york, 34 degrees, boston 34 and 20s out to the west. pittsburgh, 28 degrees this morning. binghamton, 27. plenty of cold air, big chunk of cold air across the mid- atlantic and new england. that helped with the winter weather we are seeing across the northeast. there it is, wrapping up east of new york out towards the cape and the islands out there. you can see on the back side of it, we are getting the cloud cover and a few leftover sprinkles locally. there might be a sprinkle or flurry here early. the trend will be to clear things out. we'll remain cool today. the highs only in the low 50s. there will be a bit of a breeze that will make things feel nice and chilly out there. we are headed in the right direction with sunshine. 53 your daytime high in washington. 50 at quantico. mid- to upper 40s off to the north and west. 48 at dulles. warmer than yesterday but not where we want to be. >> i know. not where a lot of people would like it to be. >> thank you. >>>
. >> it won't be a major story. any time we are talking about the possibility of winter weather in washington, that becomes front and center. this is not a major event. a the early in the year for it. we have the possibility of of a few snow showers in the forecast today. all right? >> all right. i see you trying to downplay it. >> one thing i can guarantee you, it is going to be cold this afternoon with highs only in the low 40s. you mix in the wind and out of the north and east and it will feel chilly. best chance for snow will be north and east. but what we're watching this is coastal storm. as it tracks off to the north and north and east, it looks like some of the bands of rain will be barbed into the washington area. we could see a few rain showers transition to some snow along the 95 and east corridor later this affect. all right. 41 right now in washington. no need to panic here. no need to run out and get toilet paper and milk. not going to be a major deal. it feels cold enough for winter weather. 37 in manassas and in culpeper. look the our storm system, starting to take shape. it w
leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> voters into new jersey are determined not to let the aftermath of sandy get in the way of casting a ballot. many residents voted early at an administrative office or at a voting bus that made its way to shelter. state officials also encouraged people to cast provisional ballots for the presidential race. >>> in new york, andrew cuomo is also allowing for affidavit voting. voters can now go to any polling place in the state and sign an affidavit and vote at that poling place. if they go outside of the registered continue you, they can only vote in the presidential an u.s. senate races. >>> high is a battleground state and if the presidential election is close a winner might not be declared until after election day. that could be impacted by how many provisional ballots are cast. no republican candidate has ever won the presidency without oh
idea. >> reporter: fighting for the electoral votes, he pledged he the not make deals in washington to hurt americans. >> if the price of deals in washington is to cut off financial aid or get rid of funding for planned hairent -- parenthood or let insurance companies discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions or poor or elderly or disabled, i won't pay that price. >> reporter: he's making a final push for votes in ohio and a fitting in where he won the caucuses in 2008, setting the stage for his first term. in that final speech in des moines, he will be a companied by first lady michelle obama. >> the president's republican rival mitt romney spent his afternoon in battleground virginia shoring up votes. the commonwealth is one of five stops in four critical swing states. jennifer davis is live from the presidential hopefuls campaign. >> reporter: hi there, brian. as he makes his way in the grand ballroom in boston, they're getting ready for tomorrow night's election rally and his campaign is feeling optimistic and they believe people here will be celebrating. one day
to be ith me? [ laughter ] >> reporter: he was raised in south carolina but born in washington. so, he said he enjoys visiting d.c. >> reminds me of my infancy. >> a lot of spitting up? >> and a lot of infantile behavior. >> reporter: he said his kids will visit the wax museum. will it freak them out? >> of course, it freaks me out. >> reporter: when asked if he has a message for congress. >> are they distill -- they're still here? >> they still here. >> all of them? >> okay. >> reporter: speaking of shirking responsibilities. >> this old fill so going to come in to handy the next time i'm called to jury duty. >> reporter: he enjoyed being graced by his own presence. >> um, um. [ laughter ] >> can i lick me? you can't lick me. >> too late. [ laughter ] >> reporter: in washington, beth parker, fox five news. >> i love him. even more so now that i can go to madame tousseau's and touch him. the joys of life. >> oh, yes. >>> speaking of the joys of life. >> yes. >> just ahead, a joyful day for several parents in the district who welcome new editions to the families. coming up, the touching mome
. 43 in washington as we take a look at the temperatures. bwi marshal, 40 degrees. cool side for this time of year. the cool temperatures. and the sunsets this afternoon at a little after 5:00. an hour earlier. more details on the weather forecast. and talk about this coastal storm which will be impacting the midatlantic and northeast by wednesday and thursday. back to you. >> just one last full day of campaigning for the presidential candidates. and the race appears to be a dead heat. new abc news washington post poll has president obama and mitt romney tied at 48%. and nbc news wall street journal poll has the president leading by 1 point. the presidential and vice presidential candidate will make a final push to get out the vote today. >> for the most part, they are traveling to several of much needed battleground states. that does include virginia. melanie is back with the latest now from the campaign trail. >> and not much time to sleep and already they are off and running this morning. mitt romney's first seent about to start in orlando, florida. live look from the scen
, november 7th. a live look at the washington monument right here in d.c. cold and chilly. but the big news of the day, the election is over. we know who is going to be the president now actually lot of the other issues on the ballot have been settled so lots of election things to talk about as well as some weather. >> yeah. >> good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> before we get to weather, this. president obama and the first family greeting a huge crowd of supporters in chicago last night. he took to the stage around 1 charleston 30 this morning shortly after republican challenger mitt romney conceded the race in a phone call. look at the crowd there. just amazing. we'll have more owe legislation coverage coming up here in just a second. as wisdom mentioned, we've got some i don't want to say winter weather. we do have a storm moving in. >> just say it. >> i know. >> just say it. just get it out. we have we have cold temperatures to start your day and the potential for winter weather later. not going to be a major deal but you might see some snowflakes flying du
overseas but also has to do with the approaching fiscal cliff. in washington, fox news. >> president obama will become the first sitting u.s. president to visit the southeast asian country of berma later this month. it was a repressive military regime. the white house has encouraged the move towards democracy. the visit was announced this morning. >> election official inside virginia are thinking of solutions to the long lines of voters forced to wait during tuesday's election. voters shouldn't have to wait more than an hour. using optical scans instead of touch screens and bringing in more voting machines. the problem is being blamed on a high voter turn out and few voting machines. >> with the election in the books metro is looking ahead to the inauguration. that's also martin luther king junior day. smart trip cards are already on sale. there will be rush hour service for 17 hours on inauguration day from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. peak fairs will be charged during that time. and charge for parking in lots. and that will be paid on the way out by smart trip card or credit card. >> the museum want
's take a look at the current temperature here in washington. 42degrees and lots of 30s as you get outside the beltway. 36 in pittsburgh. 26 in columbus. we continue to be under this big trough of cool air that will stick around for the next couple of days. here is your forecast highs. mostly cloudy, high abouts 50 in washington. yesterday, we got to 49. day much like yesterday. only more in the way of cloudiness today. definitely jacket weather for the kids going to the bus stop, going for a jog, that kind of thing. be ready for a cold start and a cool afternoon. thank you, tucker. >> time now to say hello once again to julie wright. >> i heard tucker say my name but i didn't hear what he said because usually, it's not good. >> don't want to know. move on. >> that's what i thought. i told our producer, i said i hear him talking. i just don't listen to him. it is white noise until i hear you or wisdom say here's julie. not a lot going on on the roads right now in centerville. you'll find height traffic volume coming in from 28. lanes are open headed eastbound on the beltway. this happens t
a coordinated terrorist attack. in washington, steve centanni, fox news. fox news. >>> the washington wizards fell to the dallas mavericks last night dropping to 0-7 on the season. that is just one loss short of franchise worst start they had last year when they lot of their first eight games. >> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all of your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. arts now. happy thursday. november15th. one more day until the weekend. and a chilly weekend as they will be probably for the rest of the year because it is not officially but wintertime is upon us. it is november after all. i'm arah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. let's say welcome to tucker barnes. >> winter does not officially start for a month. >> i said it wasn't official. >> we're got going to call it winter. >> i said i was going to embrace it. >> i know, i'm waiting for it. >> i'm going to embrace it. >> i want to feel the love. >> what are we embracing today in. >> we're feeling cold temperatures. 41 here in the city. temperatures up just a little bit because we have clou
:00, we'll seat rain showers understanding west to east. we had a little band working through washington in the past 15 minutes. off to the west and to the north, that is where the heaviest rain has been falling up 270 up towards gaithersburg. you get up towards fredericksburg, western portions of mount airy getting a little rain. this is the back edge of our front and the front has already pushed across the bay. it is dragging with the rain shower ask tuft and much cooler air. the other thing you will notice in addition to the rain early this morning, the temperature have cooled off big time overnight. we've fallen back into the mid- 40s but we have winds gusting up to about 30 miles per hour. that is making it feel awfully chilly out there. there is the back end of your front actually mixing with and chaining to a little winter weather there up into pennsylvania. we'll probably see sunshine break out by late morning. it will be a decent afternoon, partly to mostly sunny but blustery and cool. 45 in washington. 46 in leonardtown. let's get west and north. frederick, 41. you are getting
a little bit of a shower there to the south and east of washington down east of waldorf and across the bay. it will be breezy and quite cool with highs topping out the low 50s. still on the cool side for early november here. all right. currently, we are in the upper 30s and low 40s. i'll have more in just a minute. back to you. >> thank you. >>> more bad news and bad weather for people in new york and new jersey still dealing with superstorm sandy. >> a nor'easter hitting the area hard again with snow, rain and high linds of david lee miller has the latest from long beach, new york this morning ro. are by mid afternoon, the wind had picked up -- and high winds. >> david lee miller has the latest from long beach, new york this morning. >> reporter: by mid afternoon, the win had picked up. the storm moving its way up the atlantic coast is expected to bring rain and wet snow to new jersey and new york. more than half a million people are still without power following last week's storm. now, there is fear that number will rise. new york mayor michael bloomberg warned those without power to be
>>> good morning, everyone. taking a live look over washington national airport. 32degrees is something like what that says or 43. too early in the morning. >> welcome to fox 5 morning news. time now to talk about our weather. tucker, 42, 43, we can't see it. >> around 40 degrees. it will be a very chilly morning. kids will want a jacket. much like the weekend, our high temperatures later today will only top out around 50. a cool weather pattern continues. satellite-radar, cloud cover moving through the area. mostly cloudy skies reported at reagan national at the moment. by midday, we'll start to get breaks and a partly to mostly sunny afternoon. as i just mentioned, temperatures will remain on the cool side for just a couple of days. lots more coming up including a look at your election day weather and this nor'easter we've been talking about the last couple of days when that arrives as well. >> thank you. >>> the final push is on. both presidential candidates are dedicating their last full day of campaigning to the battle ground state. president obama is making stops in w
for sunday. let's take a live look outside now. looks like the washington national cathedral. actually seeing sunshine this morning. that is good news for a lot of people, certainly after a blustery saturday. gwen talbart is tracking things in the weather center. good morning. >> good morning. we're starting off nicely this morning. you're right. we're going to see a mixture of sun and clouds. and it will be cool. that has been pretty much the story of the week. let's take a look at what is going on. here's your fox 5 accu weather seattle radar composite, skies with a few clouds. ridge of high pressure building in will be in control. we'll see a good amount of sunshine today. so it's not all bad. here's a look at the highs yesterday. some 13 to 14 degrees cooler than the seasonal average. 50 at reagan international airport. 48 at dulles. cool days in chilly nights. it's currently 42 in d.c. 39 baltimore. 45 in fredericksburg. manassas at 34. and dulles at 37 degrees. we have a freeze watch that will kick in late tonight through monday. so make sure you protect sensitive vegetation. talking 52
will travel to colorado and iowa. >> the washington post today is out with its endorsements of major questions. endorses question 7 the dream act which would allow illegal immigrants to pay instate tuition. on question 5 whether to approve the congressional redistricting map. the post recommends against it. saying allows politicians to choose their voters rather than the other way around. the board supports question 6 to allow same sex marriage and expanding gambling in maryland including a casino and national harbor, the post says should vote for question 7 saying the state can't afford to pass up the projected revenue. >> millions of people in more than 30 states and dc came out ely to cast their vote before election day. early voting has played a huge roll with key states already releasing the party of those who voted early. voters in our area responded to this year's early voting. i've seen some of the footage. >> the lines. i know wisdom was telling us, he had to wait in line as well. huge turn out for early voting. of those early votings, specifically in florida, 43% were democrats and 4
. >>> here is a look for our advisories. not here and washington but just north and east. a winter weather advisory where they are expecting accumulations of about an inch of snow. there's your planner, high temperatures, you are looking at them. 40 degrees. the winds are going to pick up in the wake of the system and a little snow and rain around here by 5:00 p.m. more details on the storm coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> right now no problems reported off of 66. traffic volume heavy and slow towards 28. and traffic volume slowing here at fair oaks eastbound at 123. all of the lanes are open. had a little hiccup reports on the beltway. traffic remains heavy and slow. lanes are open both south on 95 to 290. accident active still in play. still tying up the two right lines. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> america has decided. and president bar back obama wins a second term in office as our nation's president. and the popular vote the president leads romney by 2.3 million votes. >> take a look at the electoral map. president obama with 303
rebound into the mid- to upper 50s. we'll go 57 here in washington. 55 this afternoon in leonardtown. yesterday, north and west, we were in the 40s. today, we're back in the 50s. so a nice-looking day. >> yes, looks perfect. >> time now to check in with julie wright and see what is happening on the morning commute. >> let's start off with the crew in sky fox. they are joining us this morning hovering above centerville. you will find your lanes are open. no problems to report leaving manassas continuing in from business 234 headed over towards 29 and 2. so traffic volume increasing but again, no incidents in your way was you continue eastbound making your way out towards vienna. you will fine the beltway at speed traveling between annandale and merrifield. let's continue and show you what else is happening in virginia. northbound i-95 still an easy ride in the express lanes and the main line. southbound 270, one of the heaviest stretched of volume we find right now. >>> new this morning, a prince george's county map is recovering after being burned when his home caught fire. take a lo
the forecast high in washington. 69 at quantico. how about a 70 in fredericksrg and one more mild afternoon. warm conditions expected around here for our holiday. >> all right. it will be a good time to head down to the mall if you can. >> time to check in with julie wright. it is a holiday. but julie, you still got to work w. >> i came in to enjoy your company. and somebody told me tucker was buying breakfast. >> you know. >> don't hold your breath. >> lucky month me, i brought my open oatmeal. kenilworth avenue at eastern, nice, easy start to our day. light and easy continuing across the anacostia bridges. quiet is your trip toward the wilson bridge. you will find reversible roads carrying two-with a travel. southbound along 270, a nice, easy drive for those continuing out of hyattstown. no issues reported continuing out to the lane divide. 395 behaving nicely on both the express lanes and main line. hov rules lifted in virginia on 95, 395 as well as on 66. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. raffic. >>> our big story, three days after e-cia director david petraeus resigned follo
veterans came to washington for the weekend. we caught up with them at the world war ii memorial that honored veterans with a wreath laying today and one man shared with us how he found out the war was over. >> we came back to pearl harbor thinking i was going to join a group that was going to make a landing on japan. that was kind of in my mind and we got there and they started firing off guns and flares and everything and i thought we were under attack again, but it come to be the war was over. >> in the next moment mr. thompson was overcome with emotion saying that today's events made him feel so important all these years later. >>> we have a news alert from alexandria, investigators wanting you to take a close look at some very dramatic surveillance video. if you know the two men holding up this 7-eleven on kenmore avenue, the crime happened almost two weeks ago, the night hurricane sandy hit and it might be related to other crimes. >> been a few in this area and my understanding is in fairfax county as well there's been a couple similar in nature. also the time of year these
now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again from fox news in washington. we'll talk with our guests in a moment but first an update on the tense military situation on the gaza border. leland vittert has the latest. leland? >> reporter: chris, israel is very much a country on the brink of war. we have seen hundreds, if not thousands of tanks and personally carriers, ready to push into the gaza strip, in a moment's notice, because the airstrike simply did not stop the rockets flying out of gaza, towards israel. and the iron dome intercepted a number of those rockets today. however, about 8 or 10 got through, causing a half dozen injuries inside of southern israel. and, for the israelis, the airstrikes continued pounding away, day five of hitting the gaza strip, so far the airstrikes killed 50-plus people, half of them civilians, including a number of children and the air forces hit almost a thousand targets, and, leveled much of hamas's infrastructure, inside of the gaza strip. as for the ground war, which certainly caused more civilian casualties, a major escalation. israel ca
against washington, and a huge one with stanford and, of course, the civil war at oregon state. a very tough schedule for oregon down the stretch. >> gus: barner running. hayes pullard with the tackle. a huge day for kenjon barner. prior to that, 37 carries, 295 yards. 4 touchdowns. chip kelly and his oregon team, he has now rushed for 300 yards, officially 38 carries, 300 yards, averaging 8 yards per carry, breaking lamichael james' record most rushing yards in a game at the university of oregon. >> charles: you don't want to take a loss here for the record purpose, right? you don't want to drop down below 300. >> gus: they hand it to him. he won't take a loss at all! kenjon barner, again, that's number five! kenjon barner with 322 yards rushing. 5 touchdowns. >> charles: they wear you down physically, but they also wear you down mentally. because they keep you thinking, and at an extremely fast rate all game long. and after a while, it's hard for those synapses to keep coming together and figuring out what to do, and he waltzes into the end zone. >> gus: great kick-out block on that
to be nearly as bad as sandy. >>> colorado and washington have become the first states to legalize recreational marijuana and medical marijuana was legalized in massachusetts. but in oregon, the measure was turned down by voters. opponents say the legalization sets back drug reform in the united states. one of the closest watched senate races was in missouri where claire mccaskill won re- election. ments a big win for democrats. she beat todd akin who came under fire for saying women had ways of preventing pregnancy in cases of legitimate rape. >>> elizabeth warren beat scott brown. warren has risen through the dreamtic party since she was appointed president obama's consumer watchdog. so a few changes in some of the races. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> we have picked ourselves up. we are fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that, for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. come. >> president barack obama giving his speech to supporters after claiming victory in the white house. >> mitt romney could not put together the electoral map he needed
at the washington monument. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. we have an update concerning an amber alert we have told but all morning long. police are still looking for 1- month-old alexis rose carlisle. we have just learned that police have located the vehicle they thought she was in and one of the adults she was with. authorities tell us they have found eric eugene black but jennifer dawn carlisle and the toddler are still missing. if you have any information in this case, call virginia state police or call 911. this is also more information on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> time now to turn things over to tucker barnes. >> good morning. a decent friday. we have a little cloud cover out there this morning and some cold temperatures. later today, low to mid others. a little warmer than yesterday and should be plenty of sunshine here by late morning. a little cloud cover to start your day and a few showers as well south and east of the city. most of that is not touching the ground and it looks a little gloomy out there but just out to our west, out towards charlottesville, we'll have cle
the federal government, the washington area will certainly feel the pain. president obama will emerge today for his first remarks since election night, and he will no doubt talk about congress and the looming fiscal cliff. when taxes go up, government spending goes down at the end of the year. the president's former chief economic advisor paints a grim picture. >> the election is over. if you go off the fiscal cliff, the economy goes into recession the beginning of 2013. this is not a small matter. i think we have to address it. >> reporter: it will come down to these two men. the president expected to draw a line in the sand insisting on a massive tax hike for wealthy americans and republican house speaker john boehner now open to raising taxes in other ways. but he told abc news that tax rates should remain where they are. >> on the table, but through reforming our tax code. and i would do that if the president were serious about solving our spending problem, and trying to secure our entitlement program. >> reporter: most economists agree that reforming entitlement programs like medicare,
a divided washington cuts a deal. we'll talk with four congressional leaders, who will play big roles in trying to find a compromise. republican senator bob corker, and congressman tom price. and democratic senator kent conrad and congressman chris van hollen. plus, president obama looks ahead to a second term, while republicans look to regroup. we'll ask our sunday panel about what both sides need to do, moving forward. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. on veterans day. when we honor the military, for their service to our nation. and, sadly, we begin today with a dramatic fall from grace, of one of the most respected military men of this generation. cia director and retired four star general david petraeus stepped down friday after admitting to an extramarital affair. joining us to discuss that and upcoming hearings on the deadly terror attack in libya is the chairman of the senate intelligence committee, dianne feinstein, senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you very much, chris. >> chris: in a statement f
the cloud cover is to the south and west of washington. when it gets out of here, should be a beautiful afternoon and a little warmer than yesterday, with highs in the mid-50s. chilly start. nice afternoon. 53degrees at 5:00 p.m. more details on the weekend and a sneak peek at next week, holiday week, coming up. let's get the latest on traffic. >> the crew in skyfox hanging with us checking out eastbound along 66 where we had the incident east of nutley. it's tying up that green arrow lane traveling inbound towards the capitol beltway. delays forming near nutley towards the beltway. 66 traffic congested, exiting from centreville headed eastbound towards fair oaks and delays. southbound 270 coming in out of germantown headed towards the lane divide, about 40 minutes. this is with all the lanes open. no other issues reported for those on the beltway between college park and bethesda. accident near edsel road. stay to the left to get by. northbound 395 at the 14th street bridge, no issues reported now. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic.
the award. he is the first rookie of the year here in washington in 53 years. angel else outfielder mike trout a almost rookie of the year. manager of the year award will be announced this year and davey johnson in the running. maybe we'll have another one. n >>> we still have plenty ahead. fox 5 morning news continues right now. t now. >>> happy tuesday. live look outside right now. november13th, 2012. some rain, a tad bit chilly outside. things are changing but then again, it is wintertime and it is november. you kind of expect that. >> we're getting this. getting toward that time. good morning. you'll sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. here is tucker barnes to talk about our changing weather. >> it got a lot cooler out, didn't it? feels like fall now. it felt like september yesterday and much cooler air has moved in overnight. the rain has moved in. -- it felt like september yesterday and much cooler air has moved in overnight. are pretty much looking at our high temperatures right now. we'll start with the radar and cold front coming through and there are your rain showers. and the
availability and, more importantly, what rates they are offering. so not only in washington, d.c. but in the region as a whole, we see that there are a lot of hotels that do have availability at this time. >> i have seen some hotels offering, one in particular an outrageous package that was $2.7 million. there is a limit people should consider on how much they should spend for this weekend, for this event since a lot of people think it's historic again. >> there are no limits. there are some historical things that happened years ago in terms of things which corporations did and citizens did, being in washington, d.c. for the first falling racial. some of the things that may seem outrage lust to us are deals for other people. we have been getting a lot of phone calls in terms the excitement but not only coming to washington but welcoming president obama for the next four years. we are anticipating the local, regional and national response but also hopefully an international response. >> are there any off bt beaten path places that people should consider for accommodations, inste
both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> the northeast still recovering from superstorm sandy. schools are reopening, mass transit is slowly getting back on track. mother nature may throw a curve ball in the region in the form of another storm. fox's david lee miller has the latest from brooklyn. >> reporter: parts of the northeast are trying to return back to normal a week after superstorm sandy struck the region. thousands are returning to school and much of the mass transit system is back on line across the areas. the trains connecting new york to new jersey are still down creating a lob jam of traffic to the early morning commute. in some was folking waiting in line for gas. >> i can take my lunch and go find gas? she said no problem. >> reporter: it's en route to service stations across the region. people are finding long lines to get the
be in sight. >> reporter: they'll continue to work through the thanksgiving recess. in washington, craig bosswell, fox news. >>> the scandal involving former cia director general david petraeus is taking a back seat to ben ghazi. petraeus resigned after it was revealed he was had an affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. molly hennenberg has the latest. >> reporter: lawmakers on capitol hill leaving with more questions than answers after the former cia director testified before both the house and senate intelligence commit ease about the deadly ben ghazi attack on september 11th that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other miles an hour. >> general petraeus' briefing was comprehensive. i think it was important it added to our ability to make judgements about what can is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> we still have to determine, number one, how did is this group penetrate this facility that we had in ben ghazi and who were the folks. >> reporter: the discussion on the talking points initially relieved on the attack and to susan rice. she initially said the attack appe
portions of the viewing area. things will be winding down here shortly. temperatures, 45 now in washington. it's 45 degrees in washington. 61 in boston. up ahead of the front, temperatures remain mild. look what's going ono the north and west. 32 in pittsburgh. 27 in columbus. much colder air this afternoon and tonight. overnight tonight into your early wednesday, close to the freezing mark here in the city. get ready for much cooler air later. breezy conditions, overnight lows. wednesday, thursday, friday look great. a little on the cool side. showers around here by sunday/monday. >> tucker, thank you. >> let's go to julie right now. the latest on our on time traffic. >> on time is wish full thinking this morning. . >> a couple accidents this morning. here we go. outer loop of the beltway. notice i said outer loop westbound 495. that's where the accident occurred tying up the right side of the road leaving route 1 all the way over to connecticut avenue. almost hour and a half commute on that outer loop alone. big delays southbound on 95 travel in headed out towards the belt day. southboun
to polling places next tuesday. a new washington post tracking poll shows president obama with 49% support to mitt room knee's 48%. president obama will campaign in ohio today while republican challenger mitt romney will be in wisconsin. gorn nor romney was in virginia yesterday and president obama will return to northern virginia tomorrow for a campaign stop. later this morning both camps will be watching the latest jobs report. if it's the last one before the election. >>> >> changes to speed and red light camera spine fines. >> but first a man accused of a string of pipe bombings. we'll many or on that coming up when fox 5 morning news continues.  >>> there is some breaking news from northern virginia this morning. a suspect has been killed by sheriff's deputies. this happened around 4:00 this morning on tack et mill road near the staff ford county line. authorities tell us the incident began as an accident investigation. it's unclear though how it's kalated to a deadly shooting. we'll continue to follow that throughout the morning. >>> the nationwide man
tuesday. 44 degrees right now in washington. it got chilly overnight. 41 out at dulles. mix in winds out of the northwest and earlier gusting to 30. sustained wind of 14 here. and we have the makings for a very cool day. highs will only be in the upper 40s this afternoon. and mix in the winds and it's going to feel a lot more like november like it has the next several days. here's your forecast and high temperatures, i think we did this during the midnight hour. upper 40s to 50 this afternoon. but we should be done with the rain here shortly. much of your day will be partial to mostly sunny skies. more details on that 7 day in just a minute. back up stairs to you. >> all right. thank you, tucker. >>> new developments in the david patraeus resignation. the sex scandal that led to the resignation of cia director patras. general john allen is now under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelley. >> she is the same woman who got harassing e-mails from paula broadwell. she was allegedly having an affair with. former director of the cia says patraeu
the washington monument there, nice and clear. a little bit chilly out there this morning but overall, could be a lot worse. it is not raining. >> not like yesterday when it was all fuzzy when we were looking out there. >> kind of nasty. pretty good today. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. clearly, we can see tucker barnes because he is here in the studio. >> you're missing the headline. it's cold. 20s off to the north and west. a cool afternoon even with bright sunshine around here for your wednesday. it is only going to get up to about 50 degrees. it will be another chilly day. there is your look at satellite- radar. show you a couple of features. we are very quiet across the mid-atlantic. the cool conditions will be locked in place for your day today. we should be in for a bright and beautiful wednesday but it will be on the cool side as mentioned with our high temperatures trending about low average here. upper 40s to about 50 later this afternoon and again, should be a dry wednesday for you. that is what you call a brief look at the forecast. i'll have more details
as investors fret about the prl for gridlock in washington. lawmaker need to come to an agreement for avoid the so- called fiscal cliff, a combination of higher taxes and government spending cuts set set to take effect by january 1st. >> if they can cooperate and focus on the overall economy to get people back to work, you insofar know what can high pressure. >> reporter: for the second day in a row, the dow jones industrial average has suffered a triple digit decline. >> i think this is the worst two-day session we've had in a year or so. monster beverage has sunk 1.3%. mcdonald's also seeing a drop in value for the month of october. it is the first monthly decline in nearly a decade. >> it's great indicator of where people are spending their money. worldwide, as you said, down 1 point #%. first drop in nine years. look more closely at america and it is down 2.2%. that means america's economy is slowing perhaps more than the rest of the world. >> reporter: congress reconvenes on november 15th. a looming fiscal cliff is likely to top their agenda. >> asian markets are following wall street.
in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back. we're following breaking news out of northeast d.c. fox 5 has confirmed one person has been shot, another person stabbed. this happened in the 3500 block of 17th street. it happened just before 7:00 this morning, so just a couple of moments ago. we don't know the extent of the injuries and we'll bring you updates to this story as they come into the newsroom. >>> the fda says contamination has been found in more drugs made by the new england compounding center. that's the company linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak. the significance of the latest findings is not yet known. 28 people have died and more than 300 people sickened after receiving tainted steroid shots. last week a sister pharmacy of the center voluntarily removed its products. >>> reports the cia told agents to stand down. intelligence is saying the cia went to the consulate 25 minutes after they got the first call. >>> hundreds. snow plows will be driving the streets of d.c. toda
of town to start your day. -- can't rule out a light shower. it is cool right now. 46 in washington. 42 this morning out at dulles. 46degrees at bwi marshall. or high temperatures will top out in the mid others later this afternoon with some sunshine breaking out. not going to be eye bright and sunny day day but we'll got a few sunny breaks -- not going to be a bright and sunny day but we'll get a few sunny breaks. >> let's check in with julie wright. >> your lanes are open as you make your way from college park headed over towards silver spring. there is a portion of 27 in damascus that remains blocked off between main street, 108 and dew road and that is due to storm damage. i veilleux tilt pole knocked down there. in virginia, you will find the georgetown pike west of the beltway. that is also blocked off due to storm damage and flooding along prosperity avenue south of 50. southbound 270 behaving nicely. lanes are open on 395 at duke street. nice trip headed out to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> new york is still struggling to
at the washington monument on this chilly hump day. >> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. thank you for watching. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and time now to talk to tucker barnes. >> good morning. >> it got cold out. >> it did get a little cold out. >> you guys said earlier you need the big puffy jackets. temperature overnight in the 20s and low 30s. be ready for a chilly day today. we'll only be up near maybe 50. >> maybe? >> probably upper 40s. it won't feel terrible. there will be sunshine but it will be cool. >> not other than a 50 guaranteed. >> can't even guarantee the 50. we'll be close. let's get to the map and show you why. it is all because of our cold front that came through yesterday now well offshore and high pressure is building in. here is the good news. it will provide a couple of really nice day around here as far as sunshine. it will be unseasonably school with temperatures in the upper 40s and we're cold at this hour. much of the area has fallen berow freezing. right now, reagan national, 37 degrees. dulles, 32 degrees. bwi marshall is bouncing around a bit.
of the baltimore washington parkway is opened around the clock and it's unclear how many shoppers and employees were inside at the time of the robbery. and a wal-mart spokesperson said he's part of the team. employees were given access to counselors if they feel the need. we have an update on the vehicle. the county police have now released more information about on that vehicle. now describing it as a dark similarred van and not giving us anymore information. call 911 if you recognize the man. >> and just to clarify here, do police believe there could be a connection between this gunman and someone else in the store? >> not that they know of at this point. what we know and what police told us, we know nothing about whether or not there might have been a relationship. this appears to be a commercial robbery and that is how the police are describing it at this hour. >> all right, paul wagner, thank you, paul with the latest. >>> breaking news, a school bus crashed. it appears the truck or suv may have crashed into bus. the police say nearly 40 students who go to barack obama academy were on the
in washington. check out your numbers. 35 in frederick. 24 in martins burg . richmond with 30 degrees. and richmond now, 29 in richmond. the other big issue with the cold, unfortunately our friends off to the northeast, it's 33 in new york city. and much of the area there in the upper 20s and low 30s. there's still hundreds of thousands without power. keep our fingers crossed they warmup later today. here's a look at satellite radar. one or two clouds to start your day. mostly sunny. later this afternoon high clouds move in. rain down into georgia and south carolina, that's the making of our coastal storm. we will have clouds around tomorrow. and the storm is going to be just far enough off shore. but i want to emphasize that path is not set in stone and could wobble a little. if it were to come west, we would be dealing with more of rain, wind and potential for winter weather around here wednesday into thursday. >> let's hope it doesn't do the wobble wobble and come in here. >> or wobble east. there's your 7 day forecast. a warmup this weekend . sunday veteran's day and we observe it
yesterday. 44 in washington. 38 out of dulles. high temperatures today top out in the upper 40s to about 50. that's about 10 degrees below normal for the middle of november. 50 here in washington. 45 in winchester. cool afternoon. definitely jacket weather. i'll have details on your weekend forecast in just a minute. back up stairs to both of you. >> all right. thank you very much. we begin with breaking news this morning involving the deadly gulf oil spill back in 2010. bp will pay billions of dollars as part of a settlement. a person familiar with the case also says that two bp employees will face manslaughter charges. you'll recall that 11 people died in the explosion and millions of gallons of oil tainted the gulf leading to a ban on deep water drilling. >> we're also following breaking news closer to home. a swat team is called to a tomorrow in district heights. >> melanie is live at the scene with the very latest. what's happening? >> reporter: good morning. there's still more than a dozen fbi agents and support staff here. you can see over there the house we're focusing on is 6709 k
to change hands this year which could make some difference as to whether there is gridlock in washington or not. there is also two ballot questions that virginia voters will have to consider. the first one awards significant monetary damages for the state seizes a citizen's property under eminent domain. the second question allows the general assembly to push the veto session back by one week if that is necessary. but all in all, election officials are saying for people to expect a very long day. >> we need to be prepared. a lot of people tend to vote before work or after work and that means it is going to be very busy at the beginning and end of the day. everybody should be patient f it is very, very cold, you have to remember you might be outside waiting in line. so feel free to bring a chair to sit on and bundle up. >> reporter: the polls close at 7:00 tonight. we know that everyone is going to be watching that very carefully. virginia one of those big bell weather states a that is first to close so that may give an early indication of where the night is going. back to you. >> thank y
for political rachers a neck and neck there could be the deciding factor. in washington, fox news. >>> all right. we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all of your top storys. >> fox 5 morning news starts now. >>> all right. good morning. happy friday, everyone. it's november 2nd. the end of the week, a null month. a live look outside there at the washington monument and we are ready to get to the weekend. it's been a long week. >> yes, it has been. let's hope the weekend is quiet. >> good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news and we want to know what the weather is going to be like throughout the rest of the day as well as on the weekend and here's tucker. >> good morning, tucker. >> without the jacket. >> yeah. >> is that an indication of anything? >> it's going to take a little bit of time before i can put it on. >> just wanted to know. >> don't tell anybody but about 20 minutes ago i was still asleep. temperatures right now on the cold side. sarah mentioned it. definitely jackets. well, the last couple of days we needed the jackets. 42 at reagan national. dulless bwi marshal
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